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Shopping Mall Medicine

Nancy Tomes

in Remaking the American Patient: How Madison Avenue and Modern Medicine Turned Patients into Consumers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622774
eISBN:
9781469622798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622774.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on what New York Times reporter Milt Freudenheim called “shopping mall medicine,” dedicated to providing quick and convenient service to patients every day of the week. It traces ... More


The Guinea Pigs’ Revolt

Nancy Tomes

in Remaking the American Patient: How Madison Avenue and Modern Medicine Turned Patients into Consumers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622774
eISBN:
9781469622798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622774.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the emergence of a new kind of medical consumerism in the 1930s as an alternative to the “marriage of medicine and business” that made Americans unwitting “guinea pigs.” Before ... More


Doctoring Freedom: The Politics of African American Medical Care in Slavery and Emancipation

Gretchen Long

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835838
eISBN:
9781469601472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837399_long
Subject:
History, African-American History

For enslaved and newly freed African Americans, attaining freedom and citizenship without health for themselves and their families would have been an empty victory. Even before emancipation, African ... More


By Nature Specially Fitted for the Care of the Sufferer: Black Doctors, Nurses, and Patients after the War

Gretchen Long

in Doctoring Freedom: The Politics of African American Medical Care in Slavery and Emancipation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835838
eISBN:
9781469601472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837399_long.10
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the experiences of African Americans as patients, medical students, and doctors from the end of the war through the early twentieth century. Faced with Jim Crow practices of ... More


The Fourth Necessity

Nancy Tomes

in Remaking the American Patient: How Madison Avenue and Modern Medicine Turned Patients into Consumers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622774
eISBN:
9781469622798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622774.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines how medical care became the “fourth necessity” of modern life—after food, clothing, and housing—during the postwar period. There were disagreements on what shape America's ... More


Soldiers and Official Military Health Care

Kathryn Shively Meier

in Nature's Civil War: Common Soldiers and the Environment in 1862 Virginia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610764
eISBN:
9781469612607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610764.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter shows how soldiers were not completely unarmed in their fight for survival in the elements; they were part of an official network of health care developed by their respective Medical ... More


A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship

Keith Wailoo, Julie Livingston, and Peter Guarnaccia (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830598
eISBN:
9781469605432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877524_wailoo
Subject:
History, Social History

In February 2003, an undocumented immigrant teen from Mexico lay dying in a prominent American hospital due to a stunning medical oversight—she had received a heart-lung transplantation of the wrong ... More


We Have Come Out Like Men: African American Military Medical Care

Gretchen Long

in Doctoring Freedom: The Politics of African American Medical Care in Slavery and Emancipation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835838
eISBN:
9781469601472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837399_long.7
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the experiences of African American military laborers and soldiers in the Union army during the Civil War. Letters and testimonials written by black soldiers to the government ... More


Medical Treatment at Chancellorsville

James I. Jr. Robertson

in Chancellorsville: The Battle and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807822753
eISBN:
9781469602400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807835906_gallagher.9
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter analyzes the delivery of medical care to the wounded of both armies, thus picking up the story of Chancellorsville where most other historians have left off. Thousands of men endured ... More


Epilogue The Civil War and the Persistence of the Country Orthodox Style

Steven M. Stowe

in Doctoring the South: Southern Physicians and Everyday Medicine in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828854
eISBN:
9781469603629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876268_stowe.13
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Even though rural medicine changed after the Civil War, most physicians still held on to the practice of country orthodox style. This epilogue focuses on the impact of the Civil War on illness and ... More


Wounds

George C. Rabie

in Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg!

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826737
eISBN:
9781469605043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867938_rable.24
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on medical care for wounded soldiers. Confederate military authorities began removing the wounded from farmhouses and temporary field hospitals on December 14 and loaded them ... More


The Newborn Baby

Adrian Sandler

in Living with Spina Bifida: A Guide for Families and Professionals

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807855478
eISBN:
9781469604626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867860_sandler.10
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter begins with a discussion of important issues about the behavior and development of the newborn baby, followed by a section on habilitation issues, especially feeding. Next, many aspects ... More


Chancellorsville: The Battle and Its Aftermath

Gary W. Gallagher (ed.)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807822753
eISBN:
9781469602400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807835906_gallagher
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

A variety of important but lesser-known dimensions of the Chancellorsville campaign of spring 1863 are explored in this collection of eight original essays. Departing from the traditional focus on ... More


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